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Mounting structure for suppressing vibration
An object such as an electromagnetic valve is resiliently mounted (or in a floating manner) on a mounting base such as an intake manifold of an internal...
Multi-spark ignition system
A multi-spark ignition system for an internal combustion engine includes ignition coils each of which is mounted on one of spark plugs of an engine, an energy...
Common rail fuel injection system designed to avoid error in determining
common rail fuel pressure
A common rail fuel injection system includes an electronic control unit and a fuel pressure sensor. The electronic control unit is equipped with a power supply...
Accumulator fuel injection apparatus compensating for injector individual
A common rail injection system for internal combustion diesel engines is provided which is designed to correct a limit of width of an ineffective injection...
Intermediate geared starter and seal member
An intermediate geared starter is provided, which has a pinion shaft, a pinion gear, an intermediate shaft, an intermediate gear, and a housing. The pinion shaft...
Vehicle-use battery monitor apparatus
The vehicle-use battery monitor apparatus includes a first function of receiving a power generation rate indicative of an operating state of a vehicle alternator...
Program distribution system, program distribution device, and in-vehicle
According to a request from a gateway device in a subject vehicle, a program distribution device designates a program that conducts an access to an ECU in the...
Vehicle antitheft apparatus
An antitheft apparatus for a vehicle includes a theft behavior sensing device and a paint injecting device. The theft behavior sensing device senses a theft...
Structure of electromagnetic switch for starter
An electromagnetic switch for use in actuating a starter for automotive vehicles is provided. The switch includes fixed contacts, a moving contact, and a plunger...
Output circuit and current source circuit used in the same
An output circuit includes a constant current circuit that generates and supplies a constant current to an output terminal of the output circuit. Based on the...
Current mirror circuit and constant current circuit having the same
A current mirror circuit includes a pair of first and second transistors having bases connected together and emitters connected to a power line, a resistor...
On-vehicle apparatus theft deterrence system
A navigation apparatus is detachably installed to a vehicle and is lockable to implement activation lock of the navigation apparatus. The navigation apparatus...
Method for separating semiconductor substrate
A method of separating a semiconductor substrate having an implementation member attached thereon includes a dividing process for at least the implementation...
Electromagnetic switch of starter
An electromagnetic switch has a solenoid and an electric contact section set to a closed state in response to an attraction force of the solenoid. The contact...
Flowmeter element, mass flowmeter and mass flow measurement system
A flowmeter element is used for measuring a mass flow rate of fluid, and includes a semiconductor board, an ultrasonic unit and a pressure detecting unit. The...
Method of manufacturing an actuator
A manufacturing method for an actuator including a casing and a housing. The method includes setting a metallic ring in a molding die; injection molding a first...
Speech recognition system
An audio operating unit of an audio apparatus is used for speech recognition. Specifically, when it is determined that a speech recognition start switch has been...
Camera module for combining distant image and close image into single
A camera module is advantageously used in a vision system mounted on an automotive vehicle. The camera module includes a first optical system focused on distant...
Overcurrent detection circuit
An overcurrent detection circuit for detecting an overcurrent condition in an output transistor connected in series with an electrical load includes a pair of...
Vehicle security control system
A vehicle security control system receives from a separated communication device a demand signal to prohibit or permit engine operation via an immobilizer. The...
Music composition instruction system
A music composition introduction system consists of a user's audio system and a center for managing music composition information, both of which communicate with...
Micro-structure manufacturing method
A method of manufacturing a micro-structure includes dry-etching a sacrificial layer provided to a silicon substrate to form structures the sacrificial layer...
Fuel feed apparatus
A fuel feed apparatus is accommodated in a fuel tank. The fuel feed apparatus includes a sub-tank that is provided in a bottom of the fuel tank. The fuel feed...
Injector drive device and injector drive system
An injector drive device includes a power supply unit that is supplied with power from a battery mounted in a vehicle and generates a voltage higher than the...
Mounting structure of angular rate sensor
An angular rate sensor includes: a substrate; a drive-purpose vibrator capable of vibrating in a first direction; and an angular velocity detection-purpose...
Anti-corrosion structure of gas sensor
An anti-corrosion structure of a gas sensor is provided. The gas sensor includes a hollow cylindrical air cover assembly made up of an inner and an outer cover....
Flexible wiring system for electronic apparatus
A flexible wiring system for an electronic system includes an intermediate distributing unit and a changeover control unit. The intermediate distributing unit...
Control apparatus for engine having time delay estimating unit increasing
or decreasing number of samplings...
A plant model expressing an object to be controlled by a discrete mathematical model is used. Parameters of the plant model are identified in such a way as to...
Synchronous detection method and device
In a synchronous detection method, an input signal is averaged over at least first and second phase ranges of a target carrier wave within each period thereof to...
Method and apparatus for optically reading information attached to a
In an apparatus for optically reading out through an imaging optics a first image of information by a photodetector. The information is attached to a target. In...
Laser radar apparatus that measures direction and distance of an object
There is provided a laser radar apparatus including laser beam generating means, photo detecting means, a mirror assembly, light deflecting means, and rotation...
Compact antenna having coaxial helical elements with ends connected across
an RF signal source
An antenna includes outer and inner elements, one of which is a signal line and the other of which is a ground line. Each of the outer and inner elements is a...
Card type wireless device, antenna coil, and method for manufacturing
An antenna coil includes: an air-core type flat coil body; and a coil support member disposed between the coil body and a substrate so that the coil body is...
Structure of magnet switch ensuring stability of installation of seal
A magnet switch which may be employed in automotive engine starters is provided. The magnet switch includes a metallic terminal which extends through a hole...
Ultrasonic sensor device and ultrasonic transducer
An ultrasonic sensor device includes an ultrasonic transducer and a hollow case. The ultrasonic transducer includes a tubular housing having a bottom, a...
Rotor for automotive alternator having improved magnet holder
According to the invention, there is provided a rotor for a rotating electrical machine which includes a rotary shaft, a pair of first and second pole cores...
Vehicle alternator with increased shock resistance
A vehicle alternator is disclosed as having a stator having a stator winding, a rotor carried on a rotary shaft and rotatably supported inside an inner periphery...
Torque-transmitting device for use in air control valve
A torque-transmitting device is advantageously applied to a secondary air control valve mounted on an automotive vehicle. The device includes a gear train for...
Portable terminal system including portable terminal mounting base
In a portable terminal system, a mounting base is equipped with a RFID section capable of performing RF communication with a RFID section of a portable terminal....
Reader/writer for contactless integrated circuit cards and management
system for vending machines
A handy reader/writer has a data transmitting and receiving units and a control unit. The transmitting and receiving units communicate with a contactless IC card...
Flexible wiring system for electronic apparatus
A flexible wiring system for an electronic system includes a basic control circuit for controlling specific control circuits to obtain data from a sensor, a...
Abnormality determination device of cylinder pressure sensor
An abnormality determination device of a cylinder pressure sensor calculates a gain (sensing sensitivity coefficient) and an offset (bias) indicating an output...
Map display device
A map display device having a corridor function includes a control unit and display unit. In the corridor function, the control unit clips a part of map data...
Control apparatus for automobile
In a control apparatus for an automobile with a microcomputer, the control software stores the type of the terminal pin allocated to each control function in the...
Sensor fusion system and vehicle control system therewith
Each of multiple probability distribution outputting units computes a probability distribution of a data value detected by the corresponding sensor or algorithm...
Road position detection
A dynamic contour extracting means detects, using a dynamic contour extraction method generally known as SNAKE, a contour of a recognition object included on an...
Input protection circuit
An input protection circuit comprises a reverse flow preventing diode, a series circuit of a diode and a Zener diode, and a current path forming resistor or...
Navigation system and landmark highlighting method
A control circuit memorizes identification information of a landmark and a visits count relative to a spot assigned the landmark, in a visits count storing unit....
Obstacle discrimination device and obstacle discrimination method
An obstacle discrimination device has a first detection unit, a second detection unit which is more resistant to damage than the first detection unit, and an...
Anti-theft system for vehicle
In an anti-theft system for a vehicle, a tilt signal generating device outputs a tilt signal based on a tilt of the vehicle. A characteristic sensing device...